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T-Mobile US customers get to “binge” on video, but there’s a subtle price to pay

The rumors are true. T-Mobile US is exempting video streaming from its core smartphone customers, meaning customers can feast on Netflix, HBO Go, ESPN and flicks and clips of 21 other media apps without worrying about draining their data plans. … Continue reading

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T-Mobile is expanding its 4G reach by crowdsourcing its network

T-Mobile’s customers will soon start helping T-Mo build a better network in the U.S. – though they may not know it. The operator this week unveiled the 4G LTE CellSpot, which is basically a pint-sized cell tower any T-Mobile customer … Continue reading

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Queue up Netflix: T-Mobile US may unleash the video beast

If a rumor from well-known tech tipster EVLeaks proves true, T-Mobile will soon start exempting mobile video from its data plans. That means customers on its Simple Choice smartphone plans would be able to stream Netflix, HBO Go and other … Continue reading

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Europe will ban roaming fees — though you’re in for a wait

The end of international roaming fees in Europe is in sight, though it’s still a bit off in the distance. The European Parliament voted to abolish roaming fees within its border, but we’ll have to wait until the June 15 … Continue reading

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AT&T to customers: Just keep your suggestions to yourselves

As a former journalist I can tell that legal departments don’t always see eye to eye to with editorial, and I imagine that same kind of friction exists between a big corporation’s lawyers and its public relations staff. If you … Continue reading

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US LTE performance: T-Mobile fastest, Verizon best coverage

Yesterday we released a report into the state of LTE in the US, with a particular focus on how network performance changes over time. Mobile networks in the United States have been under particular scrutiny lately, with Verizon and T-Mobile … Continue reading

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How do the ‘Big 4’ compare for LTE in the biggest US cities?

T-Mobile CEO John Legere unveiled plans yesterday to abolish roaming charges for US users. This is fantastic news for consumers (and something that has needed to come for a while) and shows that Legere isn’t running out of exciting ideas … Continue reading

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Tell us about your network!

We’ve introduced a new feature into our Android app, which allows you to let us know how your network is performing. Dropped call? Slow data? Poor voice quality? Just press the ‘report’ tab and let us know. When you make … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Subsidised Phone

The news that T-Mobile will be ending mobile phone subsidies from 2013 onwards is good news for consumers. Under the new system T-Mobile will offer sim-only plans which can be used with any phone, allowing them to shop around the … Continue reading

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